Man in custody after woman's death

By Anna Leask, APNZ staff

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A man has been taken into police custody following the discovery of a woman's body north of Auckland this morning.

Emergency services were called to a house on Coronation St in Te Hana, north of Wellsford, just after 4am.

Police cordoned off the house, and say the woman was believed to be 26-years-old.

Her body will remain at the property until initial scene examinations are completed, after which time she will be removed for a post-mortem examination.

The incident was domestic-related, police said.

A 40-year-old man is likely to appear in the North Shore District Court today, although charges against him are yet to be determined.

- NZ Herald

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf03 at 25 Nov 2015 13:25:35 Processing Time: 414ms